Vietnam Heritage April - May 2018 (Events)

(No.4, Vol.8,Aug-Sep Vietnam Heritage Magazine)



Epic fail
18 and 19 August
The ‘Museum of Failure’ will be on 18 and 19 August at the Hanoi Information and Exhibition Centre to provide a space where people can share thoughts and create dialogue on failure. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the objects, stories, and their owners, from which they may learn to see failure as an opportunity for improvement and optimism, learn to face it and to change themselves because thereby.
Hanoi Information and Exhibition Centre, 93 Dinh Tien Hoan St, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi.
Opening: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Constantinople by another name
Till 21 August

A photo exhibition ‘The Eyes of Istanbul’ by Turkish photographer Ara Güler is on till 21 August at Leica Boutique Hanoi, 14 Ngo Quyen St, Hanoi.
Ara Güler, born 1928 in Istanbul, is arguably Turkey’s most eminent photographer having captured the everyday life of the city’s inhabitants for over 60 years. Ara Güler is the recipient of the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2016.
The exhibition shows the images from the 50s and 60s in Istanbul that fabled city with one foot in Europe and the other in Asia, one that stands at the intersection of a multitude of cultures, religions and languages. At once modern and traditional, it’s a city that has fascinated and intrigued visitors for centuries.

Strings and things
25 August

There will be a classical concert by the string quartet Quatuor Arod accompanied by pianist Nguyen Viet at 8 p.m. 25 August at the L’Espace.
The program includes String quartet in C major, Op. 74, No. 1 by Joseph Haydn; Al ‘Asr by Benjamin Attahir; and Piano quintet in F minor by César Franck.
Tickets range from VND100,000 to VND300,000. Tickets are available at L’Esspace, 24 Trang Tien St, Hanoi.

Cool ‘Summer’
Till 2 September

A painting exhibition, with the theme of ‘Summer’, by Bui Trong Du is on at Lotte Centre Hanoi till 2 September.
He is famous for impressive oil-on-canvas works depicting a delicate simplicity with a strong identity of Vietnamese folk art identity.
Lotte Centre Hanoi, 54 Lieu Giai St, Hanoi.
Opening: 9.30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Free entry.

Theater of pain
Till 7 September

7 p.m. every Friday TPD will introduce to audiences special movies with the theme of pain and complicated relationships between people in a world that is cruel and beautiful at the same time.
TPD, 51 Tran Hung Dao St, Hanoi. Ticket: VND20,000.
‘Fragmented’ vision
Till 7 October
The installation exhibition ‘Fragments’ by the artist Japanese Hikari Sawa is on till 7 October at the Vincom Centre.
The exhibition includes 12 videos and 3 art prints carefully crafted by Hikari Sawa, building a system of an imaginary world. The work is presented in fragments – small, scattered images so that it is not easy for the audience to grasp the full story in the beginning, but they are free to contemplate, to imagine and to connect the symbols and the hidden meanings in the artworks, and make for themselves their own stories.
Vincom Centre, 72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan Dist., Hanoi. Opening: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free entry.


‘Gang of Five’
Till 9 September
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre launches the exhibition ‘Gang of Five Chancing Modern’ till 9 September. With the participant of Vietnamese five artists Hong Viet Dung, Ha Tri Hieu, Dang Xuan Hoa, Tran Luong and Pham Quang Vinh, the exhibition has nearly forty paintings and numerous original historical materials.
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di St, Dist.2, Ho Chi Minh City. Ticket: VND35,000.
Opening hour: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

‘A Farm’ is looking for artists
December, 2018 to May, 2019
A. Farm, a collaborative residency between Nguyen Art Foundation, MoT , and Sàn Art, is now open for applications. A converted factory, with 6 large studios, a spacious gallery and a sunlit courtyard, A. Farm would like to encourage every artist of any age and any career stage to examine how this platform might benefit their artistic practices. Apply now for the 1st residency Season from December 2018 to May 2019.
For more information please read at www.san-art.org.
Sàn Art, 264B Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St, Dist.3, Ho Chi Minh City.

Knot of this world
23 August
VinSpace Art Studio will hold a macrame making session at 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., 23 August.
VinSpace Art Studio, 4-6 Le Van Mien St, Dist.2, Ho Chi Minh City.

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